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Windows 10 1511 Update sealed as the official CBB release for businesses

World’s leading technology giant Microsoft Corp has publicly affirmed the Windows 10 November Update as its Current Branch for Business (CBB) release. The new move means that the update will be considered as the most up to date authoritatively sanctioned stable build for usage in the business world. It is known that CBB was delivered in last year as the CBB release of the operating system. Windows 10 version 1511 feature update (build 10586) is also famous as the Windows 10 November Update.

“Each new Windows 10 feature update is initially considered a Current Branch release to be used by organizations for initial pilot deployments,” says Michael Niehaus, Microsoft’s director of product marketing. “The Windows 10 version 1511 feature update (build 10586), released in November 2015, has been officially declared as Current Branch for Business (CBB), ready for organizations to begin deploying broadly,” added Niehaus. Microsoft® Windows® Technical Support and Helpline

“The feature update will later be declared as CBB once we have received feedback and confirmation from organizations, OEMs and partners confirming that the feature update is ready for broad deployment,” he confirmed.

Although 1511 feature update has been available since November, but the tech giant took its time and concentrated  on enough feedback from testers. The company also annouced that all Windows users would be able to access updated images for Windows 10 1511 the following channels:

  • Windows Update
  • Windows Update for Business
  • Windows Server Update Services
  • Volume Licensing Service Centre
  • MSDN

The inclusion of the March cumulative update (KB3140768) is the major difference between the new update and original Windows 10 November Update. March update has been included into the installation image.

CBB is a perfect upgrade deployment options for all business enterprises and customers as it lets IT departments to avail updates for operating system features only after the evaluation of quality and compatibility of the in the market. The company said that the Windows 10 November Update for the corporate world will be deployed soon after the publishing of the updated media. Moreover, availability of Window 10 technical support for a successful installation of updates will induce a big difference.

Follwing are some points how CBBs affect IT Pros: This update for corporate world can’t reschedule the 1511 CBB; reapproval of 1511is needed by Windows Server Update Services users; Windows Server Update Services users need to reapprove 1511, System Center Configuration Manager users will be able to have a “business ready” designation, and the same users can download Windows 10 1511 from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center.

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